Energy and Sustainability Conference
Register Now for the Energy & Sustainability Conference,
February 11–12, 2014!
The Honorable Maurice Jones, Secretary of Commerce & Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia, will address the conference Feb. 11

Virginia Commonwealth University, a leader in sustainability, and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce are excited to host the largest energy and sustainability conference in Virginia!

Set for February 11–12 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia, the 2014 Energy and Sustainability Conference features national leaders from across business and institutional market sectors. They'll discuss how sustainability is changing their organizations and how they're adapting and leveraging sustainability to enhance their business results.

Just Announced!

The Honorable Maurice Jones, Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth of Virginia, will address the conference on February 11.

Sponsors & Exhibitors: Reserve Your Space Now!
The 2013 Energy and Sustainability Conference featured a robust and diverse exhibit hall. Reserve your space for the 2014 event now!
Contact the conference coordinators today at for details.

The benefits of sustainability include:

  • New product/service development
  • Increased employee productivity
  • Using alternative energy technology to meet carbon goals
  • Increased test results for students
  • Improved tenant retention
  • Reducing length of stays in healthcare
  • Reduced Absenteeism
  • Increased return on investment
  • Marketing sustainability for success

Track sessions will focus on Manufacturing, Healthcare, Local and State Government, K–12, Commercial Real Estate and Higher Education market sectors.

Breakout sessions will focus on specific vertical market issues, as well as a special presentation on the biomass infrastructure in Virginia, case studies on energy and sustainability, operations and maintenance, and creative financing.

Engaging the best and brightest!

The 2014 Energy and Sustainability Conference will bring together over 800 participants from across the Commonwealth and the region, including:

  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Administrators
  • Finance Officers
  • Operations Staff
  • Facility Managers
  • Plant Managers
  • Energy Managers
  • Directors of Sustainability
  • Engineers
  • Professors
  • Deans of Schools
  • Commercial Building Owners and Managers
  • REITs
  • Healthcare Adminstrators
  • County Administrators
  • School Superintendents
  • School Board Members

Conference Sponsorship

Showcase your organization as a leader in providing energy and sustainability products, services, or programs through a conference sponsorship. Sponsorship levels are available to fit your business needs. As a Platinum or Gold Sponsor, you can choose where your exhibit booth will be. A large exhibit hall with diverse exhibitor booth sizes and placement will provide a unique opportunity to make sure your message is heard.

Find out more about sponsorship levels and benefits here!

2013Exhibitor Opportunities

Choose to exhibit at the 2014 Energy and Sustainability Conference to gain access to state and local government representatives, K-12 school administrators, higher education leaders, executives from manufacturing, real estate, and industry, and the military. This conference gives you the opportunity to meet with multiple vertical sector representatives at one conference.

Find out more about exhibitor opportunities!

Join us for the Awards Luncheon

The leaders of our Participating Organizations will help us recognize award recipients from each of the vertical market tracks at the Awards Luncheon on February 12.



American Public Works Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter          ASHRAE             Virginia Section, American Water Works Association
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality        International Facility Management Association         Virginia Association of Counties        Virginia Association of Independent Schools
Healthier Hospitals Initiative        Virginia Association of School Superintendents          American College & University Presidentsí Climate Commitment
Virginia Manufacturers Association        Virginia Municipal League          Virginia School Board Association          Virginia Oil and Gas Association
Virginia Society of Healthcare Engineers          Second Nature         Virginia Water Environment Association






Virginia Commonwealth University





Alpha Natural Resources

VCU Medical Center

Virginia Business

Washington Gas


Christian & Barton

Facility Engineering Associates. PC

Siemens Industry, Inc.

Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy



Atlantic Constructors

Brandywine Realty Trust

DuPont Spruance Plant

GE Lighting

Intelligent Illuminations, Inc.

James River Air Conditioning Company

Johnson Controls

Moseley Architects


Pepco Energy Services

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Virginia Energy Efficiency Council

Virginia Energy Purchasing Government Association

VMDO Architects

Water Management


Columbia Gas of Virginia

EH Commercial

Marstel-Day, LLC

Mid-Atlantic Precast Association

Spotts Fain PC

Timmons Group

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